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[music] stay with us this morning, we will have more on how to combat the chronic absence problem happening in schools. more in a live report on good morning maryland at 5:00. of course today is columbus day, a lot of kids have the day off. unfortunately it's not a day where it's a good day to get to the park. >> it's chilly this morning. put a bigger coat on. we are looking at 30s in spots as well. the game tonight. i will show you the forecast in a minute. with that, well, you might need the umbrella. i'm going to tell you that poncho might come in handy. this morning, heading to bwi. a flight out, well, temperature coming in around 42 degrees. the dew point 41. visibility, not a problem, across that area. the winds are nice and calm.
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the sunrise 7:15 later and later and the sunset earlier and earlier. here is the game day forecast for you as we will take on the yankees and tonight we will beat them. temperature of 54 degrees, sit going to be cool. the winds will be light and variable and al, we have the chance for rain showers in the forecast. make sure you dress appropriately, and bring what you need to keep yourself dry. we could be dealing with rain delays across the area. we are used to that. hopefully, keeping my fingers crossed, we will stay dry but have the possibility. now a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. good morning. we have patchy fog as well. >> i want to second your comment. i think the orioleses are going to win tonight. fingers crossed. we are dealing with patchy fog. expect reduced visibility. slow down and turn on the low beams. if you are using 83 in to the city, no delays whatsoever. a live look north of the beltway, will remain nice and clear as you head to fayette
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street. if you are using 95, this morning, look downtown, at 395, everything moving along, no delays now in the white marsh area, looking at a 15 minute ride now from route 43, all the way downtown. 695, in great shape. no delays now, traveling on the outer loop from 95, all the way up to 83. that stretch will take you the typical 11 minutes, 11 minutes over on the west side of the beltway, traveling the outer loop from 795, down to 95. that's a look at you abc 2 time saver traffic. she claimed her 11 year old wanted a tatoo and gave her one. why the mom was taken in to custody and the reason she believes she was turned in.
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thousands of people are expected to participate in komen maryland's race for the cure. we hope you join us. there is still time to get involved. we hope you join us. register by calling this number, it's 410433 race. or log on to komen, we hope you join us for the race. well, you have seen him, buried in ice and submerged in the water. david blaine, what is he up to now? the latest death defying stunt that the illusionist is taking part in this morning, good morning maryland at 5:00 starts now. >> you are watching the station that works for you. now, good morning maryland. >> 2.5 hour rain delay, oh,
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man, it was all for the game. tonight you can get back in to it. baltimore doing it again after late inning loss. the orioleses are going to need you to be louder tonight. it wasn't all bad news for sports teams. ravens sweeped out a win with kansas city. we will talk about the game, straight ahead. it is a chronic problem at schools across the country. what baltimore city schools are doing to keep kids in the classroom. details on that straight ahead on this monday morning. thank you for joining us. i'm megan pringle. charley crowson is live at the yard. that was surprising because it's a late night game but it is chilly. loren is here with a look at traffic. the yard is always crazy any time there is a game. >> it's going be so congested tonight. i think the orioless can do it. i think so. how is the weather going to be? a lot of people were buying the
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ponchos last night. we could see rain showers in the forecast. a raw day like yesterday with the temperatures staying in the 50s all day. yesterday 53, i'm forecasting 57 for today. a little warmer but below average, we do have a very chilly start this morning. 40 degrees now the aberdeen. the dew point coming in at 40 as well. we have patchy fog out. there take it easy as you head out and about this morning. churchville, more of the same, temperature at 40 degrees, dew point 40. the winds are light and variable as we head throughout the day. now the south at 2 miles an hour and check out ijamsville, the further to the west you go, you will deal with the temperatures in the 30s. we have patchy fog across the yeah. take the jacket, the coat as you head out the door. this morning, you might not need the rain gear, if you are not going to be able to get home, you are going to need it for this afternoon and this evening. now a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook.
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pretty chilly for the orioles game. bring a jacket, bundle up. if you are heading out to 95s a live look, south of interstate 195, everything up to speed. no problems down to dc or traveling northbound, 695, here is what 83 looks like at warren road. no problems here, nice and clear, and that will be the same case as you get onto the jfx. now an 11 minute ride, traveling southbound, from the beltway, all the way to fayette street. no problems to report there. 695, going to be in great shape, traveling the outer loop from 95, up to 83. that stretch will take you 11 minutes. no delays on the west side, 11 minute ride, on the outer loop 795, towards 95. that's a look at your time saver traffic. three minutes after 5:00, a 2.5 hour rain delay couldn't stop the fans from welcoming playoff baseball to baltimore. while the yankees took the game, they won by the final
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score 7- the, orioles fans stuck with the team throughout the night. charlie is live at the ballpark this morning with more. you must be cold out >> reporter: it is chilly out here, meagan. the grounds crew were the mvp last night. these are the men and women through the course of the season here, kept the field perfect and last night, they were certainly in for a tall order because of the 2.5 hour delay as a result of rain. major league baseball tries to get the games in on time. they don't want the scheduling hang ups. the grounds crew came through with flying colors. after the fans retreated to the concourse, the crews working on the field when it came time and the storm passed, the grounds crew got a standing ovation for their work from fans. the first pitch didn't happen until after 8:30.
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baltimore fans were not disappointed. great baseball for 8 innings until the 9 inning when martin's home run broke the 2-2 tie. new york put on four more runs ending in the 7- 2 win. for the fans themselves, this has been 15 years in the making and not disappointed and ready for tonight. >> we had chances, good people up, solid years for us. more of a tribute to him than any detraction from our guys. i was proud of the club the way they competed. played defense and pitched. it was fun to watch. >> reporter: he was proud of his players. the players are talking about how proud they are of the fans. jones treated out it was literally a bone chilling o during the national anthem. who would expect anything less. he said his mother cried after
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the national anthem and ravens safety, ed reed, says he tweeted out, it's not over. who better to say that? game two tonight, first pitch set for 8:00. lynette, we are watching you, we can't have showers tonight. it's going to be chilly enough as it is. job charles will throw out the first pitch. the city fire department will bring out the colors for everyone to see. a high school student shot at perry hall high school, got to throw out the first pitch. his guidance counselor tossed the ball. he was is not the cafeteria. the guidance counselor is
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credited with tackling the gunman and keeping everyone safe. we have a special section on our website, dedicated to the orioles magic of the season. log on to abc 2, finds the latest o's news and pictures, everything you want, you can have the opportunity to show off your orioles pride. before the o's took the field, we were watching the other birds in town , the baltimore ravens, they were in kansas city taking on the chiefs and squeaked out a win. it was pitiful. the final score, there 9-6, it was a battle of the kickers, neither side scored a touchdown, the entire game. the ravens are 4-1, on top of the a the fc north. the ravens will be home this coming sunday to take on the dallas cowboy, kickoff is 1:00. a long standing record held by a baltimore colts legend fell
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last night. drew brees broke the hall of famer half century old record by throwing a touchdown pass in his 48th strait game. saints beat the chargers to win their first game of the season. >> i think the amazing thing about a record like this it spans over the course of four seasons. hopefully we can keep it going for a while. >> the record of 47 consecutive games with a touchdown pass was set from 1956, to 1960, breeze finished the game with 4 touchdown passes. on the education alert, not just about students setting good grades and basically improving their test scores. teachers can't teach kids that aren't in the classroom. that's a no brainer. baltimore city, a new plan to fight against the chronic absences we hear so much about. sherrie johnson has the story. what is the school system
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doing? is it working? >> baltimore is setting an example when it comes to attendance. a johns hopkins 'b0ueáyestimate 5- 7.5 million kindergarten to 12th grade asstudents are absen they miss one day out of ten. in maryland it's 11%. one of six states that tracks the issue. low income students are likely to miss class because of transportation or health issues and sometimes because they have to work or take care of family. they use robocalls to alert parents about absences. social workers talk to families. williams missed 33 days and almost dropped out of 7th grade. in 8th missed five days and made better grades. >> i would stay home, play the game, eat, sleep, that's about it. watch tv. >> i saw him on the first day of school. one of the teacher whose knew him said, this boy hasn't been
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in school for days and days and days. we approached him and said this is going to be a different school year for you. we expect to see you here. >> the baltimore city public school system is rewarding students with special field trips, anything to keep them in class. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. next month you will be vote on whether to legalize same-sex marriage here in maryland. the governor and ravens line backer, brandon, are teaming up to support it. the football player is hosting monday night football, a party happening at mothers and federal hill tonight, 8:00. the event will raise money to support same-sex marriage in our state. the game tonight is houston texans versus the jets. the passage of question six will make maryland the first state in the nation to affirm marriage e quality by popular vote. if you are getting ready, you are going to hang around, here is lynette letting you know how the weather is going
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to be. we could get sunshine this morning but the clouds are on the increase. you can see them blowing in here from the west, and the south we see showers and thunderstorms around tennessee, and there is a little disturbance that's going to develop off of the coast of cape hatteras, sliding towards the north, we have a chance for showers to work in here as we go through the afternoon, right now, though, clear skies, sunshine in here, as you head out the door, cold and also dealing with patchy fog, we have 8 miles of reduced visibility in baltimore. now a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. good morning. that patchy fog causing problems across the region. turn on the low beams this morning. no problems to report traveling through the fort mc henry tunnel or harbor tunnel. if you are using jfx in to the city, it will be nice and clear from the beltway, all the you are way down to fayette street. a live look outside at 695, parkville, harford road. nothing to get in your way as
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you head up towards towson. meagan, over to you. he has been hanging upside down, did that for days, above a river, too, that's not stopped david blaine, the amazing feat he is hoping to tha involves more than 1 million volts. if you have an autistic child over the age of five, they may wonder away from home.
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thank you david blaine maybe a glutton for punishment. buried alive and cased in ice, now getting shocked, wearing a mesh like suit and helmet, he is making himself a bullseye for the latest stunt. the audience can take part in controlling the intensity of the electricity. he has always had a fascination
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with electricity and coming a human plasma ball. the event is called electrified. is he the weirdest person? what is that all about? >> why? >> especially having the audience participate. no lightning tonight, just rain across the area. you will need the ponchos. we are dealing with very chilly temperatures across the area. you are going to wake up pretty soon, head out the door, what is going to happen, you are going to see shall be out. there the -- to see shall to see sunshine out there. right now temperatures are coming in very chilly, very brisk morning, 41 reisterstown,
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more in catonsville. frederick 41. shady side 43. the eastern shore, 45 degrees rock hall. we will have high pressure build in, in to tomorrow. we are going to have to wait for that. we have an upper level disturbance bringing us a chance for showers as we go through the remainder of today. that's happening a at the surface as we look at future trend, its going keep the chance for showers to work in and the low will work up towards the area through the evening time as well. we are looking at temperatures continuing to stay cool throughout the day. a high around 57 degrees. here is a check of the seven- day forecast for you as we will get warmer by tuesday, with more rain possibly as we head in to friday. let's get a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. pretty cold for the game tonight. if you are traveling in arundel county, nothing to get in your way on interstate 97, it will
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be clear down to route 50 or the beltway, if you are in howard county, interstate 70, will be in great shape from columbia pike, all the way over to 695, as we look in baltimore county, 795, everything nice and clear here at cockies mill traveling towards the beltway. if you are using 695, here is what it looks like on the west side, liberty road, everything along, you are looking at an 11 minute ride, no delays traveling on the outer loop from 795, towards 95. that's a look at your time saver traffic, meagan, over to you. nearly half of all autistic children will place themselves in danger. they do this by wondering off. that's the finding of the first of its kinds study which tried to determine how often this occurs. researchers at kennedy krieger institute surveyed more than 1300 families and almost half of 49% of them reported their
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child tried to wonder off once after the age of 4. doctors say, the parents should consider taking certain precautions. >> it might be a do door alarm. putting alarms on the major doors so the child waking, the child opens the door, the door alarm goes off and the parent becomes aware they are leaving the house. political debates continued over the weekend. this time not between political candidates. we will hear from the comedians. i have never encountered such a burning sensation...
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until i had the shingles. it was like a red rash. like somebody had set a bag of hot charcoal on my neck. i had no idea it came from chickenpox. it's something you never want to encounter. for more of the inside story, visit
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hot debate over the weekend. it wasn't political candidates. bill o'reilly and don stewart
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faced off in a mock match dubbed the rumble the air- conditioning auditorium. they squared off on issues from the economy and health care. >> bring the poor and those in deed back in to more product i have society. [applause] >> this man -- this man has offended every single american. are you going to stand there, are you sitting or standing? >> the night ended with both men winning. each man held a championship- type belt to signify victory. watch the debate on demand. lady gaga will be honored tomorrow night for her work promoting e quality for same sex couples. the singer will win a peace prize with the memory of her
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husband, john lennon. feature on facebook helping to bring friends closer together on the social media site. the wearable piece that is letting you give your friends and family a big hug. we will explain. also ahead, honda recalling thousands of suvs. which cars are on the list and what the problem is. ♪ use freedom and get cash back. ♪ack. ♪ five percent at best buy. ♪ wow my definition is high. activate your 5% cash back at ♪ everybody get, everybody get! ♪
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recall from honda, 268,000crvs are being recalled because of concerns about the power window master switch. the vehicles affect ready from the model years the thousand 2s to -- 2002-2006, the switch can start a fire, even if the car is off. openers are advised to park they cars outside until the repay work is done. honda is asking affected crv owners to go to an authorized
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dealer and have the switch replaced. sometimes you may get a like on facebook, researchers came up with the like a hug vest, it inflates with every like. no word, though, on when this is going to go on sale or how its going to work. it is definitely something that is in the works. mother arrested for giving he daughter a tatoo. stay with us, why she was put in handcuffs, who she thinks turned her in to the police in the first place. this morning, it's supposed to be a bride's perfect day. two wedding partys break out in a brawl. how this scene could have turned and did turn tragic. we have details straight ahead. the threat of another global recession. new numbers show the world's recovery on the roads because
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of troubled economies. brightest spot is u.s. economy. california is taking emergency steps to bring down its record gasoline prices. gas costs more there than anywhere else in the country. fewer people are sending greeting cards thanks to the internet. hall mac hallmark is closing a factory, adopting on line technology. even though critics didn't like take in two, the action film was tapped at the box office this weekend selling $50 million a ticket. that's twice as much as the original film. that's america's money, i'm paula farris.


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